|This is the newest Starrett I own with a smoth (non pebbly) slide|
|I've never heard of Huot|
|Seems fairly well-made|
|As a bonus I got the contents of the top|
|Both Course and Fine tins of Clover Compound|
Now the bottom I recognized as I've occasionally found tools marked Proto Tools - especially wood handled hammers and wrenches. My understanding is that this manufacturer was more popular on the west coast rather than in the South East. Also, I believe the company was bought by Stanley at some point.
|Box No. 9941|
I may pick up some locks so the upper and lower will match the same key - if you've every accidentally locked one of these you'll understand why I'm considering it. In all, not a bad haul for a 15 minute drive. I swung by another sale that was nearby but didn't find anything at that one. Wonder if finding this now means the weekend will be extra fruitful or dead? No telling...